Latin: Nothing or zero. A contracted form of “nihil,” which see. Nil debet. He owes nothing. The form of the general issue in all actions of debt on simple contract. Nil habuit in tenemontis. He had nothing [no interest] in the tenements. A plea in debt on a lease indented, by which the defendant seta up that the person claiming to be landlord had no title or interest Nil ligatum. Nothing bound; that is, no obligation has been incurred. Tray. Latin: Max. Nil agit enemplum litem quod sute resolvit. An example does no good which settles one question by another. Hatch v. Mann, 15 Wend. (N. Y.) 44, 49. Nil oensensui tam eontrarium est quam vis atque metus. Nothing is so opposed to consent as force and fear. Dig. 50, 17, 116. Nil facit error nominis cum de oospore vel persona constat. A mistake in the name does not matter when the body or person is manifest 11 Coke, 21; Broom, Max. 634. Nil sine prudent! fecit ratione vetnstas. Antiquity did nothing without a good reason. Co. Litt 65. Nil temere novandum. Nothing should be rashly changed. Jenk. Cent. 163. Nimia certitudo certitudinen ipsam destmit. Too great certainty destroys certainty itself. Lofft, 244. Nimia subtilitas in jure reprobatur. Wing. Max. 26. Too much subtlety in law is discountenanced. Nimium altercando Veritas amittitur. Hob. 344. By too much altercation truth is lost.